ms-browser-extension URL does not have access to the browser.* API from installation of the extension and until the browser is restarted

Confirmed Issue #13131564 • Assigned to Steven K.


Alexander C.
Aug 7, 2017
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  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
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Steps to reproduce

  1. install the attached extension
  2. navigate to
  3. wait for the redirect to the coolcmd.html page
  4. <textarea> contains the text “Error: The handle is invalid.” (or other error)
  5. restart the browser
  6. navigate to
  7. wait for the redirect to the coolcmd.html page
  8. <textarea> contains the text “No errors”

***** Expected *****

  1. <textarea> contains the text “No errors”


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Comments and activity

  • This issue does not depend on the installation method: from Store or as unpacked extension.

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

  • Because of this bug, my extension did not pass the Store certification. :/

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

    Changed Status from “Confirmed”

    Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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